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The Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Center at University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute in Cleveland, Ohio, provides lifesaving treatments for patients suffering from chronic and advanced heart disease and other challenging cardiovascular conditions.
The expertise of our nationally renowned team enables us to offer help and hope to many individuals, including the critically ill, the frail, the elderly and those who may be classified by other hospitals as “no option” patients.
Our comprehensive program is designed to successfully tailor highly specialized, advanced medical and surgical therapies to the unique needs of our patients. Such therapies include heart transplantation, ventricular assist devices (heart pumps), complex cardiac surgeries, resynchronization therapies and the latest investigational strategies available only in select medical centers nationwide. The ultimate goal of the Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Center is to minimize symptoms, encourage healthy lifestyle behaviors and prevent hospital admissions.
Our center focuses on delivering a unique patient-centered approach for problems associated with heart failure, congestive heart failure and chronic heart failure, including:
Our nationally recognized physicians and surgeons offer the latest and most effective therapies in the treatment of complex heart conditions, including those involving mechanical assist devices and transplants.
In addition, nurse clinicians at UH help patients make positive lifestyle changes through dietary counseling and intensive education about their condition and medications. This elite cardiovascular team is a leader in treating heart failure with physician-supervised exercise programs.
The Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Center at UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute offers a comprehensive range of screening services, including:
Our highly skilled team at UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute leads in the development and surgical implantation of mechanical circulatory and ventricular assist devices (VAD), a state-of-the-art technology for the treatment of chronic heart disease. We consider these tools to be a long-term therapy, not just a way to get through a rough period until a transplant or another treatment is available. Following implantation, many of our patients with these mechanical devices can return home and live normal, active lives.
Other specialized treatments include:
The Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Center has garnered numerous awards in recognition of their excellence in heart care, including:
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